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Accomplishments by Kathryn Leonard

2017

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "A 2D Shape Structure for Decomposition and Part Similarity." with G. Morin, S. Hahmann, and A. Carlier. Paper delivered at International Conference on Pattern Recognition. Cancun, MX, December 2016. (https://hal.inria.fr/hal-01374810)

Publications:

  • Research in Shape Modeling. with S. Tari. Switzerland: Springer International Publishing, 2015. (http://www.springer.com/us/book/9783319163475)

Other Activities:

  • "REU Site: Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Mathematics at CSU Channel Islands." with C. Wyels and G. Buhl. Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU), National Science Foundation. $145,219. 2017.

2015

Other Activities:

  • The Association for Women in Mathematics Service Award. The Association for Women in Mathematics. 2015. (https://www.dropbox.com/s/amvi0l18tkzkfwy/PR%20AWM%20Service%20Awards%202015.pdf?dl=0)
  • "REU Site: Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Mathematics at CSU Channel Islands." with G. Buhl and C. Wyels. Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU), National Science Foundation. 134,768. 2014. (http://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward?AWD_ID=1359165)

2014

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "Minimal geometric representation and strawberry stem detection." with R. Strawbridge, D. Lindsay, R. Barata, M. Dawson, and L. Contreras. Paper delivered at Computational Science and Applications. Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, July 2013. ICCSA Proceedings 2013 Springer. July 2013. (10.1109/ICCSA.2013.29)
  • "Error correction for fire growth modeling." with D. DeSantis. Paper delivered at Computational Science and Applications. Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, July 2013. ICCSA Proceedings Springer.

Other Activities:

  • Best Paper Award for "Minimal geometric representation and strawberry stem detection". ICCSA. 2013.

2012

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "Undergraduate Research Models." with G. Gordon and H. Medina. Panel discussion at Joint Mathematics Meeting. Boston, MA, January 2012.

Other Activities:

  • "Connecting Women in Mathematics Research." with G. Benkhart and R. Charney. Infrastructure Program, National Science Foundation. 50,000. 2013. (https://sites.google.com/site/awmmath/awm-at-jmm)
  • Henry L. Alder Early Career Teaching Award. Mathematics Association of America. $1000. 2012. (http://www.maa.org/Awards/alder.html)
  • "Center for Undergraduate Research in Mathematics (CURM)." with M. Dorff, H. Berger, J. Debnath, and T. Jarvis. Mentoring through Crucial Transitions Program, National Science Foundation. $1.4 million. 2012. (curm.byu.edu)
  • B&TP Faculty Leader of the Year. Business and Technology Partnership. 2011.

2010

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "Skeletal Shape Modeling." Presented to CSU Fresno. Mathematics Colloquium. February 2010.
  • "Skeletal Shape Modeling." Presented to CSU Long Beach. Mathematics Seminar. October 2009.

Other Activities:

  • MAA Undergraduate Poster Session Prize. Mathematical Association of America. Students: Christine Caples Carlos Hernandez. 2011. (http://www.maa.org/students/undergrad/pastwinners.html)
  • "Stepladder Program for Interdisciplinary Research and Learning." with B. Monsma. Undergraduate Education, W.M. Keck Foundation. $250,000. 2011.
  • "Skeletal Shape Models: Theory and Practice." CAREER Award, NSF. $417,231. 2010. (http://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward.do?AwardNumber=0954256)

2009

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "Organizing Successful Undergradaute Research Experiences." Presented to Mathematical Association of America. MathFest, Portland, OR. August 2009.

Other Activities:

  • "Summer REU in Mathematics at CSU Channel Islands." with C. Wyels. Research Experiences for Undergraduates, National Science Foundation. $350000. 2010. (faculty.csuci.edu/cynthia.wyels/REU)

2008

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "Mathematical Shape Models." Presented to Mathematics Colloquium. University of Southern California. Nov 12, 2008.
  • "The Problem of Terminator's Eyeballs." Presented to Mathematics Colloquium. Wellesley College, MA. Oct 21, 2008.

Publications:

  • "Efficient representation in spaces of plane curves." Rendiconti Lincei - Matematica e Applicazioni. March 2009. 1-24.
  • "Adventures in Academic Year Undergraduate Research." Notices of the American Mathematical Society. December 2008. 1422-1426.

Other Activities:

  • Reviewer. IEEE Transactions in Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence. 2008.

2007

Other Activities:

  • Reviewer. Journal of Mathematical Imaging and Vision. 2008.
  • "Undergraduate Research in Mathematics." CURM Mini-Grant, Center for Undergraduate Research in Mathematics. 13150. 2008.

2006

Publications:

  • "Efficient Shape Modeling: Epsilon-entropy, Adaptive Coding, and Boundary Curves-vs-Blum's Medial Axis." International Journal of Computer Vision. Jan 6, 2007. 28.

Other Activities:

  • "Undergraduate Research in Mathematics." CURM Mini-Grant, Center for Undergraduate Research, BYU. 2007.
  • Panelist. NSF Computer Vision Panel. 2007.
  • Reviewer. SIAM Review. 2006.